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Comment Re:But its ok to be a racist. (Score 1) 128

I would fight for their right to express those views

But would you fight for the right to express your views if you dont have the right to record the experiences that document where those views come from.

In my initial post i was tyrign to highlight the hypocracy between promoting freedom of speech (right ot be a bigot) and a right to privacy in public (banning google glasses).

Freedom of speech is pointless is your expreineces are limited,
or do you think freedom of expression is only necessary for fiction.

Comment But its ok to be a racist. (Score 1) 128

In other news in Australia our Attorney General is defending free speech, in particular the right to express racist views.

So if you record someone being a racist in a public place, the racist calls the cops and get the witness to racism put in jail.

(2 and half more years of these conservative loonatics)


Comment REST buzzword (Score 1) 68

Representational state transfer (REST) is an architectural style consisting of a coordinated set of architectural constraints applied to components, connectors, and data elements, within a distributed hypermedia system. REST ignores the details of component implementation and protocol syntax in order to focus on the roles of components, the constraints upon their interaction with other components, and their interpretation of significant data elements

- from wikipedia

its a framework ?

Comment Re:That's great... (Score 1) 20

Meanwhile, back in reality, in heavily congested areas you're lucky to get a signal twenty meters using omnidirectional antennas and public spectrum.

First World Problems

I realize Slashdot caters to the Libertarian fringe, but the whole reason we have 'locked-down spectrum' is to avoid the tragedy of the commons scenario that occurs when devices interfere at random and everybody keeps kicking the power higher and higher trying to shout over the crowd until the spectrum is no good to anyone.

Can you not think of yourself for once, is it possible that a problem could be solved for developing countries that doesnt benefit developed countries. Maybe one day they can teach us how to better manage our spectrum by cooperating more. Is that something you want to tear down with your negativity.

Comment Libre firmware (Score 1) 480

Libre software is used in many embedded devices, however there are very few devices that do not also use proprietary software seperately on the same device.

Manufacturers will often embrace Libre software, then extend it with own essential proprietary binaries, making the whole non-free and difficult for the community to liberate.

How would you feel about a GPL like licence that didnt not tolerate distribution alongside prioprietary code (no mere agregation) ?

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